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Princeton University biofuels

Glowing yeast lights the way to better biofuels

Deploying a technique that promises to supercharge the development of biofuels, researchers at Princeton University have found a way to make yeast cultures glow when producing next generation fuels that could power cars and airplanes. The glowing cultures address a major challenge that has slowed biofuel production: developing yeast strains that produce valuable chemicals and […]

Indian refinery to produce bioethanol from bamboo

Sulzer technology is helping to convert bamboo into bioethanol in a pioneering Indian refinery. India’s national objective of achieving self-sufficiency in energy and reducing its fossil fuel footprint is being supported by Sulzer’s expertise in pump manufacturing and refinery processes. The country’s first biorefinery, Assam Bio Refinery, built by Chempolis technology, is a new joint […]

Top renewable energy stocks

Renewable energy – whether harnessed from the sun, wind or water – is becoming the power of choice as the world strives to tackle climate change. Discover which renewable energy stocks are on investors’ radars. Renewable energy still has plenty of growth opportunity The International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts that renewable energy will be responsible […]

Canfor Announces Investment in New Arbios Biotech Low Carbon Biofuel Plant

Vancouver, BC, October 7, 2021–(T-Net)–Canfor Corporation (TSX: CFP) announced this week its positive final investment decision in support of the construction of the first phase of Arbios Biotech’s new innovative state-of-the-art biomass to low carbon biofuel plant in Prince George, British Columbia. The plant will use first-of-a-kind technology to convert sawmill residues, primarily bark, into […]

Biofuels will pave the way for greener shipping

While it has been a tumultuous past year with the COVID-19 pandemic, the transformation of the marine fuels market  continued at pace. The International Maritime  Organisation’s (IMO)  decarbonisation targets of a  50% reduction in emissions  from 2008 levels by 2050,  and a minimum reduction in  carbon intensity per transport  usage of 40% by 2030,  compared […]

Biorefinery to reopen on back on UK E10 plans

Vivergo Fuels site in Hull will be re-opening following an announcement by the Department for Transport that E10 petrol will be introduced at pumps across the UK from September. Established in 2012, the site was the only dedicated bioethanol plant in the UK and represented the second largest infrastructure project after the Olympics. However, in […]

Biofuels explained

Biofuels are transportation fuels such as ethanol and biomass-based diesel fuel that are made from biomass materials. These fuels are usually blended with petroleum fuels (gasoline and distillate/diesel fuel and heating oil), but they can also be used on their own. Using ethanol or biodiesel reduces the consumption of gasoline and diesel fuel made from […]